US Popularity:4613
Meaning:Good fortune; To succeed; Hasten
Bon voyage, adieu, and many blessings to your little Speed! Don't think of race cars and cheetahs just yet, as Speed has its roots in "good fortune." This boy's name appeared in Old English as spedan and Old High German as spouton, meaning "to succeed." From the 12th century onwards, it evolved into "hasten" or "get on rapidly," giving way to our modern-day definition of being fast. You may have heard the archaic salutation used in classic literature and movies as 'God speed you,' which was a blessing for good luck in one's life. Baby Speed will hit the ground running as they race to the finish line for each project they undertake.

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in 1921
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from 1918
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